Unemployment in the United Kingdom reaches new four-decade low
17 April, 2018, 18:36 | Author: Brenda Erickson
The ILO unemployment rate unexpectedly fell from 4.3% to 4.2%, which could signal a further uptick in pay growth. "Markets are now pricing in an 85 percent chance of a rate rise".
In total, there were 1.42 million unemployed people, which is 16,000 less than for September to November and 136,000 fewer than recorded previous year.
That probability is evident in the performance of the pound which has rallied this year, particularly in the past few trading sessions. "More interestingly, the pound is now also the best performing G10 currency versus the euro", says Derek Halpenny, European head of global markets research at MUFG.
A worse-than-expected decline in German investor sentiment has today prevented the Euro to Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate from capitalising on the lacklustre Sterling response to the latest United Kingdom wage data. He could be right. Meanwhile, the British currency actually posted a minor loss against the Euro a year ago.
But the good news is that average weekly earning for employees in the United Kingdom in real terms (that is, adjusted for price inflation) increased by 0.2% excluding bonuses, and 0.1% including bonuses.
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Tuesday's data comes just weeks ahead of the May interest rate decision from the Bank of England May that is widely expected to yield another 25 basis point increase in the Bank Rate, which would leave the UK's main interest rate at 0.75%. Instead, wage growth is edging up nicely as the degree of mismatch between the skills of the remaining workers and the skills demanded by firms increases'.
Anticipation of a rate hike mounted after the BoE warned in February that it could raise rates further and faster than markets were gave it credit for if the United Kingdom inflation picture evolved in line with its most recent forecasts. But Shaw said a pickup in growth in pay excluding bonuses to 2.8 percent from 2.6 percent in the three months to January - in line with the Reuters poll and the strongest reading since early 2015 - would give a green light to the BoE to raise rates.
Speeches from US Federal Reserve officials later this afternoon and this evening could create overnight volatility for the Euro to Pound Sterling (EUR/GBP) exchange rate, as changes to the US monetary policy outlook could create momentum for United States dollars and push EUR in the opposite direction.
Tuesday's wage data adds fuel to the argument that the Bank of England will likely increase interest rates at the next meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee in the first week of May.
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